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There are 4 ways to get from Catania to Tonnarella by bus and ferry, train, bus or car

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Bus and ferry, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Messina Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalb.-Furn Re

61€ - 87€

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalb.-Furn Re

10€ - 21€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Messina 582 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Tonnarella

11€ - 16€

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Catania to Tonnarella 147 km

19€ - 29€

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Tonnarella is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Tonnarella is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Tonnarella. However, there are services departing from Catania, Catania and arriving at Tonnarella via Messina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Tonnarella. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Novara-Montalb.-Furn via Messina Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Catania and Tonnarella is 71 km. The road distance is 147 km.

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The best way to get from Catania to Tonnarella without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 3h 15m and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Catania to Tonnarella, including transfers.

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Catania to Tonnarella bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania, Catania station.

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Catania to Tonnarella train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Tonnarella is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs 9€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 70.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Tonnarella, Italy?

You can take a train from Catania to Tonnarella via Messina Centrale in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Catania to Tonnarella via Messina in around 4h 5m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalb.-Furn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
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Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Messina Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania to Messina
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania - Bus Station to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it

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Catania to Tonnarella bus services, operated by Azienda Siciliana Trasporti, arrive at Tonnarella station.

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Catania to Tonnarella train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Novara-Montalb.-Furn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Catania to Tonnarella is 147 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Catania to Tonnarella.

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